Give me some skin: A nighttime ritual to bond parent and child
One of the greatest tests of a parent's patience comes at night when you are trying to get your child to fall asleep, stay asleep or go back to sleep. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mongolia to suspend KFC outlets for inquiry after food poisoning reports
A Mongolian regulator said it will suspend operations at KFC restaurants temporarily to conduct inquiries, as 42 people were hospitalized and hundreds showed food poisoning symptoms after eating at one of the outlets of the fast-food chain. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Bloated stomach pain: Drink this healthy juice every day to reduce stomach bloating pain
BLOATED stomach pain is usually caused by an irritated gut, which can happen if you struggle to digest certain foods properly. Drinking a glass of one particular juice every day may help to improve gut health and minimise bloating. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bloated stomach pain: Drink this juice every day to reduce stomach bloating pain
BLOATED stomach pain is usually caused by an irritated gut, which can happen if you struggle to digest certain foods properly. Drinking a glass of one particular juice every day may help to improve gut health and minimise bloating. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bloated stomach pain: Reduce stomach bloating pain with a daily glass of this juice
BLOATED stomach pain is usually caused by an irritated gut, which can happen if you struggle to digest certain foods properly. Drinking a glass of one particular juice every day may help to improve gut health and minimise bloating. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Environmentalists seek tougher EU curbs on Balkan coal power plants
Environmentalists urged EU policy makers on Tuesday to take a tougher stance on air pollution from coal power plants in the Western Balkans, blaming the fumes for 3,900 deaths across Europe each year. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

China reports first African swine fever outbreak in Guangxi region
China said on Tuesday it had confirmed the first outbreak of African swine fever in the Guangxi Autonomous Region in the country's south, as the highly contagious disease spreads through the world's largest hog herd. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: Quick and easy lunch swaps to eat on-the-go and avoid high blood sugar
TYPE 2 diabetes can be controlled by making dietary changes and cutting down on unhealthy foods. But it can be difficult to eat healthily when eating on-the-go, when so many convenience foods are packed with sugar, salt and fat. Try these quick and easy lunch swaps you can still eat on-the-go while avoiding high blood sugar. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Ability to do pushups may predict cardiovascular risk
Recent research has found a strong link between a man's ability to complete numerous pushups and his risk of developing cardiovascular problems. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sports Medicine / Fitness Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: Avoid high blood sugar with three QUICK and EASY lunch swaps
TYPE 2 diabetes can be controlled by making dietary changes and cutting down on unhealthy foods. But it can be difficult to eat healthily when eating on-the-go, when so many convenience foods are packed with sugar, salt and fat. Try these quick, easy and tasty lunch swaps you can still eat on-the-go while avoiding high blood sugar. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Case for Cautious Consumption: NSAIDs in CKD The Case for Cautious Consumption: NSAIDs in CKD
This review explores the benefits and risks associated with the usage of NSAIDs in patients with chronic kidney disease.Current Opinion in Nephrology and Hypertension (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology Journal Article Source Type: news

A Nail in the Coffin for IABP in AMI With Cardiogenic Shock A Nail in the Coffin for IABP in AMI With Cardiogenic Shock
A 6-year follow-up of the IABP-SHOCK II study confirms lack of benefit on mortality associated with IABP placement in the setting of MI-associated cardiogenic shock.Circulation (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Use of NPWT With Instillation for Complex Wounds Use of NPWT With Instillation for Complex Wounds
In this article, the authors describe their experience using negative pressure wound therapy with instillation in two critically ill patients requiring management of complex wounds.Wounds (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Neural Influence of Cardiac Electrophysiology Neural Influence of Cardiac Electrophysiology
This commentary explores new insights into the brain-heart interaction, highlighting a new study of electrophysiologic abnormalities in patients with epilepsy but without apparent heart disease.Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Kaiser Permanente ’ s New Medical School Will Waive Tuition for Its First 5 Classes
By eliminating the financial burden of a medical education, the school hopes that more students will chose family medicine and other vital but lower-paid specialties. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ABBY GOODNOUGH Tags: Kaiser Permanente Medical Schools Tuition Pasadena (Calif) New York University School of Medicine Source Type: news

Outcomes Following Pelvic Exenteration for Rectal Cancer Outcomes Following Pelvic Exenteration for Rectal Cancer
Data from an international collaboration provides insight into the outcomes and prognosis of patients who have undergone pelvic exenteration for rectal cancer.Annals of Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

'Grandfather Of Climate Science' Wallace Broecker Dies At 87
Broecker was an early advocate for reducing fossil fuels to avoid the disruptive effects of climate change and brought the term "global warming" into the mainstream.(Image credit: Gregorio Borgia/AP) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Francesca Paris Source Type: news

Sepsis: New rapid test 'could save thousands of lives'
Researchers have developed a test that can detect the condition in minutes - instead of up to 72 hours. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure - the 2p a day supplements to prevent deadly hypertension symptoms
HIGH blood pressure risk could be lowered by making some diet or lifestyle changes. You could reduce your chances of developing deadly hypertension symptoms and signs by regularly taking supplements. These are the best capsules to avoiding high blood pressure. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mongolia suspends KFC outlets after hundreds show food poisoning symptoms
Mongolia has temporarily suspended operations of all KFC restaurants in the country to conduct an inquiry, as 42 people were hospitalized and hundreds showed food poisoning symptoms after eating at one of the outlets of the fast-food chain. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Mom furious at 'reckless' anti-vax parents after baby's possible measles exposure in hospital
Parents fear their baby — who was born a month early and is turning a year old today — might have been exposed to measles during a visit to B.C. Children's Hospital emergency room earlier this month. The family is in isolation in their home on a day they wanted to greet people for Max Seccia-Smith's birthday celebration. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

Meet the women helping fill Russia's rural healthcare gap
After the closure of thousands of clinics in rural Russia, one region has taken matters into its own hands. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mediation program helps patients fight surprise medical bills
In 2018, the Austin, Texas, program negotiated $9.7 million worth of bills, saving patients $8.4 million in medical expenses (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Texas mediation program helps with surprise medical expenses
In the U.S., nearly 60 percent of bankruptcies are caused, in part, by medical bills. Finding ways to lower those bills has never been more important. A new program in Texas may be the solution. Mireya Villarreal reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Secretary urged to stop privatisation of NHS as companies bid for £128million contracts 
The NHS currently has 26 healthcare contracts out to tender to private companies, with the most valuable of them being worth more than £90million to run an assessment centre. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WATCH: More than 40 pushups linked to lower heart disease risk for some
Researchers said middle-aged men who could do the exercise were 96 percent less likely to develop heart problems. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: WNT Source Type: news

Soft chocolate cake
(Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Antidepressants for children and teens
Antidepressants have warnings about suicidal thinking, but they may also provide the most effective treatment for your child's depression. These facts can help guide your decision. (Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about SIBO and its treatment
This article provides an overview of SIBO, including its symptoms, causes, and treatment, as well as dietary changes that may help. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Too much screen time linked to an epidemic of myopia among young people 
Myopia is not just a commonplace vision defect. It is a significant risk factor for serious eye disease. Researcher Langis Michaud explains why less screen time will curb rising rates. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

As medical costs mount, Japan to weigh cost-effectiveness in setting drug prices
Japanese doctor Yasushi Goto remembers prescribing the cancer drug Opdivo to an octogenarian and wondering whether taxpayers might object to helping fund treatment, which at the time cost hundreds of thousands of dollars, for patients in their twilight years. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Natural ways to cleanse your lungs
The lungs are self-cleaning organs, but people can also use certain methods to clear mucus and open up the airways. In this article, we look at seven natural ways in which people can try to cleanse their lungs. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Respiratory Source Type: news

Rise in people sickened by salmonella-infected turkey
A new CDC report brings the nationwide total of people who have been infected with salmonella after eating contaminated turkey to 279 in 41 states and the District of Columbia. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Parenthood derails the careers of many in STEM, especially women
(Reuters Health) - Almost half of women and a quarter of men leave careers in science, technology, engineering and math after they have their first child, a new study shows. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Officials: Ohio has a hepatitis A outbreak, but it's not new
The Ohio Department of Health says reports that wrongly imply a newly declared outbreak of hepatitis A are circulating around the state, apparently prompted by a recent case involving a restaurant worker (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Five Things I Wish I ’ d Known Before My Chronic Illness
Finding out you have a chronic illness — one that will, by definition, never go away — changes things, both for you and those you love. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: TESSA MILLER Tags: Crohn's Disease Digestive Tract Depression (Mental) Source Type: news

Sticking a hot probe up the nose to clear airways may stop snoring 
The probe, which heats up to 60c — about the temperature of hot water from a tap — uses radiofrequency ablation to shrink swollen tissue causing the blockage. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ME & MY OPERATION: New implant beat my back pain in an instant 
Dean Walker, 42, a swimming club adviser, from Chelmsford, Essex, suffered for months after an accident caused back pain. But an implanted stimulator changed his life. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Transgender people taking hormone therapy may be at TWICE the risk of heart attack
Being transgender carries all manner of social and health risks. Transitioning can drastically improve quality of life, but the necessary hormones raise heart risks, a University of Amsterdam study found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ASK THE GP: What’s making me nauseous all the time? Dr Martin Scurr answers your health questions
The Daily Mail's resident doctor answers your health concerns in his weekly column. Today, he addresses persistent nausea and problems maintaining an erection. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The pollution from cosy fires could raise your risk of dementia
An editorial in The BMJ last year warned that even modern stoves carrying government-approved ‘eco-friendly’ labels emit pollution at the same rate as 25 ten-year-old diesel lorries. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The spritz of aftershave that could've killed me...because I've got a FOOD allergy!
Julianne Ponan, from Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, was left fighting for her life after she received a hug from her father, who was wearing cologne. Here, she reveals how to manage life with allergies. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why did no one listen when we feared our baby was in danger? One couple share their tragic story
Alison and Justin Clark, from London, should be celebrating their son Sebastian’s second birthday, next month. Sadly, he died shortly after birth due to hospital errors. This is their story. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

When to panic and when to put your feet up: Is your chest pain a pulled muscle — or a heart attack?
Doctors Christopher Kelly and Marc Eisenberg, from New York, go through the most common symptoms and give guidance on the next steps — relaxing, making a GP appointment or rushing to A&E. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UNDER THE MICROSCOPE: Victoria Pendleton, 38, answers our health quiz
The sports personality, 38, from Bedfordshire, walks her dogs ever day and enjoys a healthy vegan diet - but, last summer, had filler in her lips and cheeks. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Home remedies for menstrual cramp relief
Menstrual cramps are a common symptom of periods. They may cause mild discomfort in some people but severe pain in others. Learn about a variety of home remedies, such as heating pads and massage, here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

Can weighted blankets really help you sleep better?
Weighted blankets have become popular, but do they really deliver on their promise of reducing stress and helping you sleep? (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Most parents want pot dispensaries away from schools
Now that medical marijuana is legal in 32 states and Washington, D.C., some parents are worried about the negative effect pot dispensaries may have on their kids. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - February 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coal dust turns white snow black in Siberian town
A Siberian coal mining town has gotten a blanket of black snow, a regular occurrence in the region known for high industrial pollution levels (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Which essential oils can relieve anxiety?
Some research has suggested that aromatherapy with essential oils may help promote relaxation and relieve anxiety. Learn about the best essential oils for anxiety, as well as how to use them, here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anxiety / Stress Source Type: news